Saina Nehwal regains top spot in world rankings
Saina Nehwal regains top spot in world rankings

Star Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal today regained the number one spot in the latest BWF world rankings released on Thursday. 

Defending champion Saina Nehwal seeded second in Australian Open
Defending champion Saina Nehwal seeded second in Australian Open

Defending champion Saina Nehwal has been seeded second in the women's singles competition of the USD 750,000 Australian Open Super Series badminton tournament that will get underway here on Tuesday.

Saina Nehwal seeded No.2 at Australian Open
Saina Nehwal seeded No.2 at Australian Open

 Star Indian shuttler and defending champion Saina Nehwal has been seeded No.2 in the women's singles event for the $750,000 Australian Open Superseries to be played here from May 26 to 31.

China beat Indonesia, enter Sudirman Cup final
China beat Indonesia, enter Sudirman Cup final

Favourites China team will take on either South Korea or Japan in the Sudirman Cup badminton final following a 3-1 semifinal victory over Indonesia here on Saturday.

Japan eliminates Denmark from Sudirman Cup
Japan eliminates Denmark from Sudirman Cup

Japan eliminated Denmark in a neck and neck battle at the Sudirman Cup on Friday after winning a nail-biting women`s double match and will play against South Korea in the semi-finals.

India's campaign ends with 1-4 loss to Korea in Sudirman Cup
India's campaign ends with 1-4 loss to Korea in Sudirman Cup

 Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal was the only bright spot in what turned out to be a dismal day for the Indian badminton team as it crashed out of the prestigious Sudirman Cup after a 1-4 loss to three-time champions Korea in a Group 1D tie, here on Wednesday.

Sudirman Cup: China stay perfect with 5-0 win over Thailand
Sudirman Cup: China stay perfect with 5-0 win over Thailand

World champion Chen Long helped China to a 5-0 victory over Thailand on Tuesday as they reached the Sudirman Cup quarter-finals without losing a match.

India face must-win clash against South Korea in Sudirman Cup
India face must-win clash against South Korea in Sudirman Cup

India face former champions South Korea in a must-win battle to qualify for the knockout round of the world mixed team badminton championship, Sudirman Cup at the Dongfeng Nissan Sports Center here on Wednesday.

India face Korea test in Sudirman Cup
India face Korea test in Sudirman Cup

The Indian badminton team, led by Saina Nehwal and K Srikanth, will face three-time champions Korea in a must-win clash of Group 1D in the prestigious Sudirman Cup here on Wednesday.

India lose 2-3 to Malaysia in Sudirman Cup
India lose 2-3 to Malaysia in Sudirman Cup

The lack of quality doubles players came back to haunt Indian badminton team as they suffered a 2-3 loss to Malaysia in their opening tie of the prestigious Sudirman Cup here on Monday.

Malaysia call on Lee Chong Wei for world championships
Malaysia call on Lee Chong Wei for world championships

Double Olympic silver medallist Lee Chong Wei will take part at the world championships later this year after Badminton Association of Malaysia controversially selected him on Monday at the expense of better-ranked shuttler Chong Wei Feng.

Lee Chong Wei roars back from doping ban with big win
Lee Chong Wei roars back from doping ban with big win

Former world number one Lee Chong Wei made an emphatic return from a doping ban as he demolished South Korea`s Lee Dong-Keun 21-12, 21-10 at the Sudirman Cup on Sunday.

India face Malaysia test in Sudirman Cup on Monday
India face Malaysia test in Sudirman Cup on Monday

A strong Indian badminton team, led by Saina Nehwal and K Srikanth, will start its campaign in the prestigious Sudirman Cup with a clash against Malaysia in Group 1D here on Monday.

Capable players should get government scheme: Saina Nehwal
Capable players should get government scheme: Saina Nehwal

Thanking the government for lending a helping hand to the country's top sportspersons, India's champion shuttler Saina Nehwal hopes the establishment will now put its weight behind upcoming talents striving to make a mark globally.

Government gives Rs 25 lakh to Saina Nehwal
Government gives Rs 25 lakh to Saina Nehwal

 The government has rewarded badminton star Saina Nehwal with Rs 25 lakh for reaching the final of the prestigious All England Open Championship in March.

Malaysian Lee Chong Wei denied world championship wildcard
Malaysian Lee Chong Wei denied world championship wildcard

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) have opted against giving twice Olympic silver medallist Lee Chong Wei a wildcard for the world championship, leaving Malaysia in an awkward selection position.

Lee Chong Wei starts on road to Olympics post doping case
Lee Chong Wei starts on road to Olympics post doping case

A chastened Lee Chong Wei returns to action at the Sudirman Cup on Sunday after a doping case which threatened to put paid to his career and Olympic title ambitions.

Thai Tanongsak eyes SEA Games ''honour'' defence
Thai Tanongsak eyes SEA Games ''honour'' defence

Thai shuttler Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk is aiming to prove his gold medal showing at the last Southeast Asian Games was no fluke as he bids to defend his title in Singapore next month with an eye on the Rio Olympics.

15-year-old to join Lee Chong Wei at SEA Games
15-year-old to join Lee Chong Wei at SEA Games

Malaysia have named 15-year-old shuttler Goh Jin Wei and former world number one Lee Chong Wei in their badminton squad for next month`s Southeast Asian Games.

Lee Chong Wei ranking slip gives Malaysia selection headache
Lee Chong Wei ranking slip gives Malaysia selection headache

Lee Chong Wei`s slumping ranking because of a doping ban has left Malaysia in a quandary ahead of the badminton world championships in Jakarta in August.